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Panel of damask

Damask weave in ivory silk lattice-work arrangement of straight leafy vines with an eight-point star at each intersection. In the lozenge shaped spaces formed by these vines, single large bees. Selvedge on both sides of four cords. Soiled, stained. Hemmed at one end.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

French, 1800–25

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask, lattice work


Textiles and Fashion Arts